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On Wednesday the Voracious Bloody Caterpillars found their way into Chumlodge's veggie patch
On Thursday the Voracious Bloody Caterpillars scoffed their way through the Cavolo Nero
On Friday the Voracious Bloody Caterpillars added some cabbage to their diet
On Saturday the Voracious Bloody Caterpillars fancied a chomp on some Kohlrabi
On Sunday the Voracious Bloody Caterpillars decided to eat the Mooli
On Monday the Voracious Bloody Caterpillars finished eating every last bit of brassica at Chumlodge.
On Tuesday all the Voracious Bloody Caterpillars got incinerated

Hand me the matches!

Date: 2010-08-23 09:22 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cookwitch.livejournal.com
Evil bastards! For future endeavours, can I highly recommend home made scotch bonnet pepper spray as a deterrent? Works a treat so it does.

Date: 2010-08-23 09:26 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cookwitch.livejournal.com
Well I didn't know about your infestation until just now....

However, if you do make it, wear a face mask when you apply it. Really.

2 pints water, 6 scotch bonnets, sliced in half (oh god wear gloves) Bring to the boil then simmer said ohgodohgod peppers in the water for about half an hour. Decant the liquid Very Carefully into a spray bottle.
Wear gloves and a mask when applying to plants. No joke.

Date: 2011-05-20 12:29 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] pickledginger.livejournal.com
... and saves on later seasoning during the cooking process ...

;-)

Date: 2010-08-24 09:22 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] quercus.livejournal.com
We've lost all of our peaches on the new peach tree.

Which isn't too bad, I suppose, as I hadn't expected it to produce anything, given the radical choppping it received when I put it in this spring.

Date: 2011-05-20 12:28 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] pickledginger.livejournal.com
The tomato horn worms got at my hanging tomato plants last summer. Amazing how quickly most of a plant can be consumed!

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